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For People at Risk for Dementia, Sleep Apnea Causes Brain Changes

As America’s population is getting older, we see an increased risk of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease. This condition can lead to dramatically shortened lives for sufferers, and even in its early stages, dementia can rob sufferers of their quality of life. It also dramatically impacts the family of sufferers, who have to watch a loved [...]

By |August 9th, 2018|Dementia / Brain Damage, Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on For People at Risk for Dementia, Sleep Apnea Causes Brain Changes

New Study Will Tell Us Whether Treating Sleep Apnea Prevents Dementia

Sleep apnea has been linked to an elevated risk of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease. And it’s been shown to make it more likely that you develop dementia at an early age.  But there are still some gaps in our knowledge. Most importantly, we don’t yet know whether treating sleep [...]

By |February 15th, 2018|Dementia / Brain Damage, Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on New Study Will Tell Us Whether Treating Sleep Apnea Prevents Dementia

Sleep Apnea Is Killing Kids’ Brain Cells

Far from a simple snoring problem, sleep apnea has been proven again and again to be incredibly dangerous. This sleep breathing disorder doesn’t just impact daily quality of life, but increases your risk of premature death by three times. Untreated sleep apnea puts you at heightened risk of high [...]

By |April 19th, 2017|CPAP, Dementia / Brain Damage, Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on Sleep Apnea Is Killing Kids’ Brain Cells

Sleep Apnea’s Impact on Daily Cognition

We know that sleep apnea has a long-term impact on cognition. It can lead to dementia. But it’s been harder to measure the impact of sleep apnea on your cognitive acuity daily. Now, though, researchers have shown that they can measure cognitive changes related to sleep apnea on a daily basis. Not only [...]

By |October 2nd, 2015|Dementia / Brain Damage, Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on Sleep Apnea’s Impact on Daily Cognition

Dementia And Sleep Apnea

If you have sleep apnea or know someone who does, you probably know the common risks and symptoms associated with the disorder. Those who have untreated sleep apnea will commonly suffer from fatigue, daytime sleepiness, a lack of energy and concentration and possibly even decreasing cardiovascular health. As if the symptoms and health [...]

By |September 13th, 2011|Dementia / Brain Damage, Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on Dementia And Sleep Apnea
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